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HP Data Protector 9.x Essentials (DP120)

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1. Course Introduction
2. HP IM Data Protection - Product Overview
3. HP Data Protector Architecture
  • Backup Models
  • Backup and Replication Methods
  • The Cell Concept
  • Data Protector Architecture
  • Cell Manager and Installation Server
  • Disk, Media and Integration Agents
  • Internal Database
  • Typical Data Protector session
  • Data Protector tuning
4. Quick Start
  • Concept: General Backup
  • Concept Backup Specification
  • Configure Media Pool and Device
  • Configure and run a Backup
  • Monitor the Backup session
  • Start a Restore
  • Run a Single Session Report
5. HP Data Protector Software Installation
  • Installation Overview, Planning and Methods
  • Cell Manager Installation on Windows
  • Cell Manager Installation on Unix
  • Client Push Installation
  • Export and Import of Clients
  • Adding Components to Clients
6. Backup Device
  • Overview
  • Physical and Virtual Tape Libraries
  • Data Protector File Library
  • Data Protector Tape Format
  • Logical Devices
  • Single and Multipath Devices
  • Device and Library Tools
7. Media Management
  • Media Pool concept
  • Media Pool Properties
  • Creating a Media Pool
  • Free Pool Concept and Implementation
  • Medium properties
  • Location Tracking and Priority
  • Formatting Tape Media
  • Vaulting with Media Pools
8. Backup
  • Performing Backups
  • Backup Specification Types
  • Backup Features
  • Static and Dynamic Device Allocation
  • Load Balancing - Object Allocation
  • Backup Mirroring
  • Creating a Backup Specification
  • The Backup Process Flow
9. Restore
  • Performing Restores
  • Restore Sequence
  • Object and Session Restore
  • Single or Parallel Restore
  • Point in Time Restore
  • Restore by Query/Time
10. Monitoring, Reporting and Notifications
  • Monitoring and Reporting
  • Session Monitoring
  • Report Categories and Delivery Methods
  • Configure and schedule Reports
  • Web Reporting Interface
  • Default Notification overview
  • Adding Notifications
11. Media and Object Replication
  • Media Copy
  • Interactive Media Copy
  • Automated Media Operation
  • Object Copy
  • Interactive Object Copy
  • Post Backup and scheduled Object Copy
  • Object Copy and Library Filtering
  • Automatic Device Selection
  • Copy Specification options
12. De-Duplication Basics
  • De-Duplication technology
  • Target side De-Duplication
  • Source side De-Duplication
  • Server side De-Duplication
  • Multi side De-Duplication
  • Backup to Disk (B2D) Device
  • Adding a B2D device
  • Creating a Backup Specification with a
  • B2D device
13. Virtualization Basics
  • What is Virtualization
  • Data Protector VMware Integration
  • The VEAgent
  • Snapshot technology
  • Change Block Tracking
  • DP components in a VMware environment
  • VMware Granular Recovery Extension (GRE)
  • VEAgent vCloud Director Backup
14. Internal Database (IDB)
  • Concept Embedded database
  • Architecture
  • IDB Directory Structure
  • Raima RDM Server
  • Internal Database Size Limits
  • Administration Tasks
  • Manage IDB Grow
  • IDB Maintenance
  • Backing up the Internal Database
  • IDB Reports
  • Creating a new IDB
  • IDB Restore Wizard
  • Automated restore/recovery
  • IDB Tuning parameters
15. Security
  • Access control
  • User Rights
  • User Groups
  • Adding Users and Groups
  • User Restrictions
  • Client and Cell Security
  • Network Access
  • Inet Impersonation
  • Creating Impersonation Users
  • Changing the Web Interface Password
16. Auditing
  • Auditing Overview
  • Backup session auditing
  • Enhanced Event Logging
17. Disaster Recovery
  • Disaster Recovery methods
  • Disaster Recovery phases
  • Disaster Recovery Configuration File
  • Create a Disaster Recovery Image
  • Booting the Recovery Image
  • Using the Recovery Progress Monitor
  • Disaster Recovery on Dissimilar Hardware
18. Patching
  • Data Protector Enhancements and Fixes
  • How to download Enhancements and Fixes
  • Download from Software Support Online
  • General Release Patch Installation
  • Step 1: Update the Installation Server
  • Step 1: Update the Client
  • List installed Data Protector Patches
19. Troubleshooting
  • Log Files
  • Debug Traces Generation
  • Debug Log Collector
  • Message Details
  • Network Connectivity
  • Services
  • Backup Devices
  • Backup and Restore
  • omnihealthcheck
  • omnitrig –run_checks
20. Licensing and Product Structure
  • Data Protector licensing
  • Product Structure overview
  • License Reporting and checking